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Hot Spots Weekend Watch for 1/13-1/15: Comedian George Lopez and wild-life expert Jack Hanna at Westbury and other LI happenings this weekend

Written by Hannah M.  |  13. January 2012

Friday January 13, 2012

 

WHO/WHAT: Filthy Twolips with special guests Aunt Hildegard and Death Reborn
INFO: Punk-rock band Filthy Twolips plays at Mr. Beery’s with openers punk band Aunt Hildergard and metal makers Death Reborn.
PRICE: Information not available
TIME:  8pm
WHERE: Mr. Beery’s
               4019 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage
               (516) 579-7049 / website

 

WHO/WHAT: George Lopez
INFO: World famous comedian George Lopez performs live for Westbury Music Fair.
PRICE: $50-$85
TIME:  8pm
WHERE: NYCB Theater at Westbury
               960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
               (516) 334-0800 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO:  Must be 18+.

 

WHO/WHAT: Home Grown Long Island Showcase
INFO:  WBAB presents local musicians at the Paramound in Huntington featuring the talents of NTOR, Verse the Empire, Craving Strange and Oogee Wawa.
PRICE: $5
TIME:  Doors at 5:30pm, Show begins at 7:30pm
WHERE: The Paramount
               370 New York Avenue, Huntington
               (631) 673-7300 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: Tickets are available through bands and box office only.

 

WHO/WHAT: The Bull Moose Party
INFO: Local band The Bull Moose Party plays at Brickhouse Brewery.
PRICE: $5 cover
TIME:  10pm
WHERE: Brickhouse Brewery
               67 West Main Street, Patchogue
               (631) 447-2337 / website

 

Saturday January 14, 2012

 

WHO/WHAT: Young Statues
INFO: Indie musician Young Statues headlines the show at The Vibe Lounge with openers RussO, Dan Simms, The Following, In Limbo and Champ.
PRICE: $10 advanced/$12 day of show
TIME:  Doors at 5:30pm
WHERE: The Vibe Lounge
               60 North Park Avenue, Rockville Centre
               (516) 208-6590 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO:  All ages.

 

WHO/WHAT: Mike Burton
INFO: Standup comedian Mike Burtons performs his act at Governors Comedy.
PRICE: $18-$48
TIME:  8pm and 10:30pm
WHERE: McGuires Comedy Club
               1627 Smithtown Avenue, Bohemia
               (631) 467-5413 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 18 and over. Two beverages per person minimum at tables.

 

WHO/WHAT: Virgin Steele
INFO: Veteran heavy-metal band Virgin Steele plays barbaric romanticism music at Ollie’s Point with opening bands Winterspell, ionize, Awaken, and Mangus Beast
PRICE: $13 advanced/$15 day of show
TIME:  Doors at 8pm
WHERE: Ollie’s Point
               140 Merrick Road, Amityville
               (631) 264-7712 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 18+ w/ ID.

 

WHO/WHAT: Roger Rosenblatt
INFO: Author of bestsellers Making Toast and Unless It Moves the Human Heart speaks and signs copies of his book Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief and Small Boats.
PRICE: Free
TIME:  7pm
WHERE: Book Revue
               313 New York Avenue, Huntington
               (631) 271-1442 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: All books signed at Book Revue author events must be purchased at Book Revue. If you purchased the book prior to the event please save your receipt and present it at signing.

 

Sunday January 15, 2012

 

WHO/WHAT: Cosmal
INFO: Psychedelic one-man-music-experience Cosmal takes the stage at Ollie’s Point with alternative-rock opener Vision Through Sound.
PRICE: $10
TIME:  Doors at 7pm
WHERE: Ollie’s Point
               140 Merrick Road, Amityville
               (631) 264-7712 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 16+ w/ ID.

 

WHO/WHAT: Sunday Night Funnies
INFO: Comedy standup
PRICE: $14
TIME:  Doors at 6:30pm, Begins at 8pm
WHERE: The Brokerage Comedy Club
               2797 Merrick Road, Bellmore
               (516) 781-LAFF (5233) / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: 18 and over. Two beverages per person minimum at tables. The Giants vs. Packers game will be broadcast on all TVs in the bar and showroom. The show will begin immediately after the game.

 

WHO/WHAT: Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live
INFO: Jungle Jack Hanna will present a live show with some of his best animal friends while sharing humorous and fascinating stories and footage from his adventures in the wild.
PRICE: $30-$50
TIME:  1pm
WHERE: NYCB Theater at Westbury
               960 Brush Hollow Road, Westbury
               (516) 334-0800 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO: VIP tickets include meet and greet.

 

WHO/WHAT: Young English
INFO: Emo band from Orange County, NY performs at The Vibe Lounge with tour mates The Hotel Year, A Risk Worth Taking, Today Fights Tuesdays and The Notes.
PRICE: $10 advanced/$12 day of show
TIME:  Doors at 5pm
WHERE: The Vibe Lounge
               60 North Park Avenue, Rockville Centre
              (516) 208-6590 / website
ADDITIONAL INFO:  All ages.

 

REOCCURING WEEKEND EVENTS

 

FRIDAY

 

WHAT: Happy Hour (discounted drinks and ½ price appetizers) + Live Music
WHEN: Happy Hour is 3-6
WHERE: O’Reilly’s Restaurant & Pub
               927 Montauk Highway, Oakdale
               (631) 472-4200 / website

 

WHAT: Open Mic
WHEN: 9pm
WHERE: Micky Mo’s Café & Lounge
               428 Sunrise Highway, Lynbrook
               (516) 280-4723 / website

 

SATURDAY

 

WHAT: KARMA – Top 40s Dance Party
WHEN: Open bar between 11pm-Midnight
WHERE: The Vibe Lounge
               60 North Park Avenue, Rockville Centre
               (516) 208-6590 / website

 

WHAT: Live Music – 21+ w/ ID.
WHEN: 9pm
PRICE: $5 cover
WHERE: Bartini Bar
               124 North Carll Avenue, Babylon
               (631) 897-0681 / website

 

SUNDAY

 

WHAT: Live Music – The Evening News with Dallas Lewis
WHEN: 9pm
WHERE: The Velvet Lounge
               10 Woods Corner Road, East Setauket
               (631) 751-7575 / website

 

WHAT: Free Bar Buffet
WHEN: 6pm
WHERE: Page One Restaurant
               90 School Street, Glen Cove
               (516) 676-2800 / website

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